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The Buffet at Valley View Casino & Hotel

16300 Nyemii Pass Rd, Valley Center, CA 92082-6769
+1 760-291-5500
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“crab legs” (31 reviews)
“lobster” (72 reviews)
“sushi” (18 reviews)
Open Now
16:00 - 20:30 Hours
Italian, Asian, American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
16300 Nyemii Pass Rd, Valley Center, CA 92082-6769
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was awful, food has demenish in taste, flavor, tempeture. Do not like Luke warm to cold vegetables, meat or gravy. The lobster buffet service is ridiculous. You only get two lobsters at a time. They are only one inch lobsters to start with. In...More

Thank gwendolynp2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

forget about very long line to get in, just have 2 haft pieces of lobster, it will be satisfied ....

Thank Mung L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is not a place for a Light Meal---Go There Hungry!! I loved it! Everything I had was delicious. The crab legs take a little work, but well worth it. The prime rib, carved just for me was fantastic, along with fried butterfly shrimp, crab...More

Thank Ronnie S
Reviewed 9 September 2018

We were quite impressed with this buffet. Besides the endless lobster, which is handed out 2 half tails at a time, everything was very good, especially the seafood. This has got to be one of the best buffets we have visited. On par, actually better...More

Thank RDaveR
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Not a place for dieters or those on restriced diets. The shellfish and meats are bad for older people who can not digest them easily. The sweets cause high trigyceryides and cholesterol.

Thank David F
Reviewed 6 August 2018

This is by far the best of the Casino Buffets - Where else can you get all you can eat lobster. Yeah there small but it's still LOBSTER and their tasty. I'm not much of a dessert eater, but I am impressed with the variety...More

Thank Jennifer F
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Great buffet with all the verities of different food. The nice selection offers the patrons an opportunity to try all types of food. Highly recommended it

Thank Frank M
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Great buffet. Multiple stations with each station providing chef-quality dishes. Dessert island is massive and fabulous. Lunch during the week had no line. It is an expensive lunch ($20 without club cards, which we don’t use as non-gamblers), but is truly worth it. I just...More

Thank CGolding
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Great selection of food. Lobster buffet all you can eat lobster. Ribs, seafood every day. Went up for president weekend, I stayed at the casino next door but ate here.

Thank Lori A
Reviewed 8 June 2018

This is undoubtly one of the best dinner buffets around the San Diego area. Great service and outstanding food and selection of dinneer items.

Thank calmc55
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Louise D
15 June 2017|
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Response from Susanna Gary B | Reviewed this property |
Never !
9 April 2017|
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Response from L1019SQroberts | Reviewed this property |
i used mine on a sunday... of course things are always subject to change
Amy V
6 May 2016|
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Response from Dastrandhb | Reviewed this property |
You have to be 21 to enter the building. Unlike Harrahs Rincon that is family oriented. It is down the road about 6 miles. Valley View is for the adults. It is a great place so please utilize them for your groups of adults.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Buffet, Valet Parking
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16300 Nyemii Pass Rd, Valley Center, CA 92082-6769
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Valley Center
  • Phone Number: +1 760-291-5500
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Come hungry and ready to indulge at San Diego's Best Buffet! The Buffet at Valley View Casino & Hotel offers exquisite dining including endless Maine lobster and over 200 other delicious options including a 100-foot dessert bar. With an expansive selection to satisfy any craving, guests can enjoy fresh, delicious meals made by our talented culinary chefs before going back to the casino floor for San Diego's favorite gaming action. The Maine Lobster Dinner Buffet is available every night and all days on weekends, and the Steak & Seafood Lunch Buffet is available every weekday. Offerings include roasted Maine lobster every night, jumbo crab legs, hand-rolled sushi, prime rib, roasted turkey, international specialties, dozens of desserts and more. All guests 21 and older are invited to enjoy the casino, hotel and restaurants.
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